10 May What if you could improve your relationship happiness with just one trick!?!?
Happiness is feeling good.
But happiness is NOT selfishness.
Real happiness is feeling good AND doing good; it's taking care of yourself AND taking care of others.
Happiness, to a large extent, is determined by the quality of our relationships!
So what if you could improve your relationship happiness with JUST ONE SIMPLE trick?
Well you can…
via Fulfillment Daily by Emma Seppala
The Problem: Over time, the “love of our life” starts to lose his (or her) charm (and even become annoying).
The Science: Gratitude is an antidote to this phenomenon!
The Solution: A simple 3-minute gratitude exercise can help your relationship thrive!
Gratitude or How to Make Your Relationship Thrive
Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship can start to feel that the initial blissful romance starts to fade. In fact, marital satisfaction tends to take a hit with time. During the first instances of romance, we often see our partners in an exclusively positive light. Over time, however, this changes due to two tendencies:
The Negativity Bias
Research by Roy Baumeister suggests our perspective is biased toward the negative and that, for our minds, bad is stronger than good. We are more likely to pay attention to and remember negative situations, criticism or losses than to remember positive events, praise or gains. This may be why we end up focusing on our partner’s negative traits and can even forget why or how we initially fell in love…
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